What to Take Away from a Writers’ Conference

It’s getting to be that time of year. AWP begins today, BEA is looming, and 3 of us were just at different conferences in the same weekend. While I love getting out and meeting writers, taking pitches and giving advice, I see a lot of attendeesĀ just not taking...

Spring has sprung

It’s Passover and Easter was yesterday. That means it’s time for Spring books. I can’t wait. Fuse Literary has the release of Julie Kagawa’s ROGUE coming up on the 28th of April. We could not be more excited. Harlequin TEEN is doing a great...

That First Page

Every time you send a query, you hope that the agent or editor is going to read your first page–and the next one and the next one. To help writers with this, many conferences do a first page workshop. Some structure it like a Gong Show/American Idol kind of...